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Boots - Gola, Soccer, Men's 7, circa 1950s Object Reg. No: SH 000924

Pair of soccer boots made by Gola. Worn by by Rino Maazocato when he played for Juventus Soccer Club in the 1950s. The Juventus Club was very popular with Italian immigrants from the 1950s to the 1980s, when it was forced by the Australian Soccer Federation to change its name to Brunswick United Juventus.
Brown, leather ankle high, lace up boots. On the bottom of the boot are six metal and plastic studs.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Phil Magris, 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 150 mm (Width), 310 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: music, recreation, soccer, sport, italian communities, italian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection, Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Organisations
Tertiary Classification: sports equipment
Inscriptions: On side of boot:Gola
On sole of boot: MADE IN ENGLAND/ 7
Manufacturer: Gola, England, Great Britain, circa 1950
User: Rino Maazocato, Victoria, Australia, 1950s

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